DPDK and Wget Updates for Ubuntu
Posted on: 05/10/2018 06:52 AM

The following security updates has been released for Ubuntu Linux:

USN-3642-1: DPDK vulnerability
USN-3643-1: Wget vulnerability
USN-3643-2: Wget vulnerability

USN-3642-1: DPDK vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1
May 09, 2018

dpdk vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

DPDK could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- dpdk: set of libraries for fast packet processing

Details:

Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical
ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive
information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
dpdk 17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3642-1
CVE-2018-1059

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpdk/17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1


USN-3643-1: Wget vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3643-1
May 09, 2018

wget vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Wget could be made to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Software Description:
- wget: retrieves files from the web

Details:

It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  wget 1.19.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
  wget 1.19.1-3ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  wget 1.17.1-1ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  wget 1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-1
  CVE-2018-0494

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.4-1ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.19.1-3ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.17.1-1ubuntu1.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wget/1.15-1ubuntu1.14.04.4


USN-3643-2: Wget vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3643-2
May 09, 2018

wget vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Wget could be made to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Software Description:
- wget: retrieves files from the web

Details:

USN-3643-1 fixed a vulnerability in Wget. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that Wget incorrectly handled certain inputs.
 An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary cookie values.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  wget 1.13.4-2ubuntu1.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3643-1
  CVE-2018-0494





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